Taxon: Dodonaea viscosa Jacq.

 
Genus: Dodonaea
Family: Sapindaceae
  Subfamily: Dodonaeoideae
Nomen number: 14441
Place of publication: Enum. syst. pl. 19. 1760 (Select. stirp. amer. hist. 109. 1763)
Comment: not based on Ptelea viscosa L., as the two names have different types
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (for restoration of eroded areas fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Environmental: revegetator (for restoration of eroded areas fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat (for restoration of eroded areas fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - Cape Province, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal
    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Yunnan, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: India - Andaman and Nicobar; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, - Java, - Kalimantan, - Lesser Sunda Islands, - Moluccas, - Sumatra; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Tasmania, - New South Wales, - Queensland, - South Australia, - Victoria, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Nuevo Leon, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, - Morelos, - Veracruz
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Niue; Samoa; Tonga; Vanuatu
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Bermuda; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Belize; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Entre Rios, - Jujuy, - Salta, - Tucuman; Chile; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
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  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
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  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image